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6 edition of Texas Ranger Tales found in the catalog.

Texas Ranger Tales

Stories That Need Telling

by Mike Cox

  • 306 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Republic of Texas .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction anthologies & collections,
  • Police & security services,
  • Texas,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History: American,
  • Texas Rangers,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • History / General,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • Anecdotes,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8594296M
    ISBN 101556225377
    ISBN 109781556225376

    Comic books and pulp Westerns continued to star the Rangers. Zane Grey’s The Lone Star Ranger (), dedicated to the Rangers, reached the theaters twice as a silent and once, in , as a talkie. Films featuring the Texas Rangers appeared as early as and have never stopped.   He has a new book about the Texas Rangers. It's called "Cult Of Glory." Let's move into the - a little farther into the 20th century. In the s, the Rangers were sort of reorganized, I gather.

      Doug J. Swanson, a former Dallas journalist who attended the University of Texas and now teaches in Pittsburgh, has written a book, "Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers," that has already changed minds about a force that, for almost years, has remained a powerful part of Texan myth and identity. Texas Ranger Rory Yates is not keen for hero status. But it’s unavoidable once his girlfriend, country singer Willow Dawes, writes a song about his bravery. Rory escapes his newfound fame when he’s sent to the remote West Texas town of Rio Lobo, a municipality with two stoplights.

    With Willard Parker, Harry Lauter, William Boyett, Stanley Andrews. Typical western with a twist. The two stars appeared as Texas Rangers but in a different scenario each program. One week, they might be Rangers in the s and the next week they would be current day Rangers, i.e., it was a history of the Texas Rangers. Buy a cheap copy of Texas Ranger Tales II book by Mike Cox. Mike Cox knows as much about the Texas Rangers as anybody on the planet. And in this, his second book on the Rangers, he spins more great tales of these Free shipping over $/5(2).


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Texas Ranger Tales offers a collection of legendary Texas Ranger stories, from new takes on the famous tales to fresh stories few, if any, have heard.

Mike Cox is a freelance writer, speaker, and author of numerous Texas- related books and magazine articles. Cox spent several years as Chief of Media Relations for the Texas Department of Public /5(5).

Now here they are: more entertaining, informative, and always exciting tales of the grea Texas Rangers. Mike Cox is a freelance writer, speaker, and author of six Texas related books and numerous magazine articles.5/5(3). Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8,on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through Septem Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to.

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Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon Texas Ranger Tales: Hard-Riding Stories from the Lone Star State. by Mike Cox | Sep 1, out of 5 stars 5. Hardcover $ $ 05 $ $ The first book in Texas Rangers series by Elmer Kelton is novel worth your efforts. The backdrop is fascinating, set during the years of Texas Civil War.

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statewide investigative law enforcement agency with statewide jurisdiction in Texas, based in the capital city of the years, the Texas Rangers have investigated crimes ranging from murder to political corruption, acted in riot control and as.

This book does not focus on the good and bad of the Texas Rangers from an objective stand point. It is very slanted view of history from the left.

DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK, if you’re interested in anything that is an objective account of the history of Texas Rangers. I wasted my money on this book. Texas Ranger Tales book.

Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Texas Ranger Tales is a collection of legendary Texas Ranger stor /5. Willard Parker starred in TV series “Tales of the Texas Rangers,” one of many Hollywood depictions of the legendary lawmen.

And for any student of Texas history, the book. Doug J. Swanson’s “Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers” recounts tales of lynchings, massacres and ruthless white supremacy. Swanson’s new book is Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers, who began in as a man volunteer squad raised.

Mike Cox knows as much about the Texas Rangers as anybody on the planet. And in this, his second book on the Rangers, he spins more great tales of these larger-than-life heroes and their sometimes almost unvelievable adventures.

These are all new stories, some only told among the Rangers themselves, some told quietly over remote compfires, and others only whispered over elegant dinner.

Texas Rangers pose on a South Texas ranch in after one of their notorious "bandit raids." The Robert Runyon Photograph Collection, imagecourtesy of The Center for American History. The myths and traditions surrounding the Rangers have endured and evolved.

Today the Texas Rangers are among the most respected law enforcement agencies in the world. Texas Ranger Tales is a collection of legendary Texas Ranger stories, from new takes on the famous tales to fresh stories few, if any, have heard.

I bought this Texas Ranger Tales book for my Husband because he Loves History. He said this was a Great Book & definitely met his expectations.

Helpful. 0 Comment Report abuse bubba. out of 5 stars Five Stars. Reviewed in the United States on Ap Verified Purchase /5. 1. John Coffee Hays. Born in Tennessee, Hays arrived in San Antonio inshortly after Texas won its independence from Mexico.

Byat the tender age of 23, he was a Ranger. Mike Cox Mike Cox, an elected member of the Texas Institute of Letters, is the author of 30 Texas-related, non-fiction books as well as numerous magazine of a best-selling two-volume narrative history of the Texas Rangers, "The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, " and “Time of the Rangers: The Texas Rangers to Present,” Cox in September received the A.

Tales of the Texas Rangers, a western adventure old-time radio drama, premiered on July 8,on the US NBC radio network and remained on the air through Septem Movie star Joel McCrea starred as Texas Ranger Jayce Pearson, who used the latest scientific techniques to identify the criminals and his faithful horse, Charcoal, to /5(74).

The Texas Rangers were officially established ina year before the Republic of Texas came into existence, and as Swanson makes clear, their history is inseparable from the romanticized tales. Perhaps the most famous imaginary Ranger of them all-at least until Chuck Norris employed martial arts as Walker, Texas Ranger on television-was the Lone Ranger.

Tales. And according to “Cult of Glory: The Bold and Brutal History of the Texas Rangers,” a densely researched new book by Doug Swanson, 66, a former investigative reporter for the Dallas Morning News, there is a lot more to the Ranger story than fighting the .